Claremont sales tax increase seems headed for defeat, but supporters not ready to concede

A proposed 0.75 percent Claremont sales tax that supporters say would have boosted city revenues by $2.5 million appears headed toward defeat. But with more than 1,000 ballots from Tuesday’s special election yet to be counted, a community group supporting Measure CR isn’t conceding just yet.

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OPINION: Let’s focus on governing instead of campaigning

On New Year’s Eve, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, announced her intention to run for president — a whopping 673 days before Election Day. In less than a month, more than five other major candidates have followed suit. For the next two years, coverage of their campaigns will crowd the airwaves.

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